The Paisano

Roadrunner football makes waves in C-USA

Roadrunner football makes waves in C-USA

Anthony Suniga

November 1, 2016

This season UTSA football has shown promise. Considering how young the program is, there is still the potential for growth to take place. However, Frank Wilson and Roadrunners have hit the ground running. The Roadrunners, coming off a redeeming 31-17 win against North Texas on Satur...

UTEP spoils UTSA’s homecoming, 52-49, in five overtimes

UTEP spoils UTSA’s homecoming, 52-49, in five overtimes

Chris Herbert

October 26, 2016

Saturday evening, he UTEP Miners (2-5, 1-3 C-USA) spoiled UTSA’s homecoming week with a 52-49 defeat in a game that went to five overtime periods. The Miner victory concluded Ryan Metz pass to Warren Redix was the first game to go to more than 4 overtimes in conference USA’s 21 years of existence. ...

Williams, Rhodes runs wild as UTSA defeats Southern Miss 55-32

Williams, Rhodes runs wild as UTSA defeats Southern Miss 55-32

Chris Herbert

October 12, 2016

On Saturday, Oct. 8, the Roadrunners upset Southern Mississippi (USM) in a statement game, winning 55-32. USM’s defense failed to stop the Roadrunner’s rush offense, allowing 339 rushing yards on 35 attempts. The Roadrunners were led by starting running backs Jarveon Williams and Jalen Rhodes. ...

ASU spoils Sturm’s big night, defeats UTSA 32-28

ASU spoils Sturm’s big night, defeats UTSA 32-28

Chris Herbert

September 20, 2016

Prior to Friday night’s kickoff in the Alamodome, Head Coach Frank Wilson and the Roadrunners looked overmatched to an Arizona State Sun Devils (3-0, 0-0 PAC 12) team. In their first two games against FCS Northern Arizona and Big 12 conference Texas Tech, the Sun Devils offensively put up the na...

Wilson, Roadrunners answer early questions, defeat Alabama State 26 -13

Wilson, Roadrunners answer early questions, defeat Alabama State 26 -13

Chris Herbert

September 6, 2016

Before UTSA’s football program began their season Saturday evening, new Head Coach Frank Wilson and the Roadrunners had a fair amount of questions to answer: How will Wilson lead his team in his first ever game as a collegiate head coach? Will both sides of the ball display a high level of energy? Perha...

UTSA football prepares for new era

UTSA football prepares for new era

Anthony Suniga

August 30, 2016

There is something new on the horizon of UTSA football and it smells like new business and new methods. In January, UTSA Athletics hired Frank Wilson, former running back coach and recruiting coordinator at LSU as it head football coach. A lot of heads are turned toward the football program to see wha...

Coker claims he is owed buyout

Coker claims he is owed buyout

Brady T. Phelps

March 10, 2016

The more Larry Coker speaks publicly about his departure from UTSA Football, the more likely it seems that his “stepping down” was not completely of his own volition. “We are here today because we’ve had a very good man and coach make a decision to step away as the leader of our football program,...

UTSA Captures Win in OT Thriller

UTSA Captures Win in OT Thriller

Paisano1

November 18, 2015

Placekicker Daniel Portillo drilled a 22-yard field goal to edge UTSA past the Charlotte 49ers last Saturday, 30-27, earning the Roadrunners their second victory of the year. UTSA exorcised a demon with the win; of their eight losses, four have been decided by a one-score margin. “We’ve ...

Morgan Embracing Role as Leader

Paisano1

November 18, 2015

Shabazz I. Dawkins, The Paisano UTSA senior David Morgan II has transformed since his freshman season into someone with NFL-level ability and arguably the best player that UTSA can boast. At 6’4”, 260 pounds, Morgan has the type of elite size that excites scouts an...

Athletic director has big plans for UTSA

Shabazz Dawkins

November 18, 2015

Photo courtesy of UTSA Athletics Lynn Hickey has been arguably the most influential person on UTSA’s campus since she arrived in 2000. She came to San Antonio from Texas A&M University, a school where she not only coached the women’s basketball team from 1984-1994, but also held the tit...

Roadrunners Fall at Homecoming

November 11, 2015

Andrea Velgis, The Paisano The UTSA Roadrunners fell 36-31 to the Old Dominion Monarchs (4-5, 2-3 C-USA) in a closely contested battle of Conference USA rivals. In a loss that tied the program’s single-season record of eight, the Roadrunners (1-8, 1-4 C-USA) entered the game with the nint...

UTSA breaks four-game losing streak

October 7, 2015

Shabazz I. Dawkins, The Paisano On Saturday night in a rainy Sun Bowl Arena, the UTSA football team defeated Texas-El Paso, earning its first win of the year to begin conference play 1-0. The 25-6 trouncing of the Miners was a showcase for UTSA’s “hard hat defense,” which forced fi...